Another rectangle full of glass cubicles skyscraper rises
Architecture by Etch-A-Sketch and Lego bricks
Taller than some – wider than others – but basically the same.
Size is everything. Here’s another big bag of money for the city planning committee. .
Taliban target practice – Vertigo sufferers stay away
Giant gorillas come here to fight off the bi-planes
And admire the view of the other side
Of town where other apes look back from their own concrete tree tops.
Stay in tonight – Watch the Towering Inferno.
Or ride the glass elevator up and down
Until you’re sick.
Clean yourself up and go and see the architect.
He lives in a bungalow in Littlehampton.
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